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Finance Expert Reveals The Cost Of Attending Euro 2024

Redditch Editorial 29th Apr, 2024 Updated: 30th Apr, 2024   0

As Euro 2024 kicks off in just a couple of months time on Friday 14th June 2024, avid football fans are already organising their plans for highly anticipated matches before ticket prices increase.

To help, Finance Experts at Cashfloat have delved into the data to reveal the most budget-friendly matches to attend. They’ve identified both the cheapest and most expensive fixtures from each of the six groups, as well as the current costs associated with attending the round of 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals, and final.

Food and Drink 

The data collected revealed that Düsseldorf Arena tops the list for the highest amenity expenses, costing €12.80 for a bottle of water, beer, and sausage. Frankfurt Arena closely followed at €12.70, with Stuttgart Arena slightly behind at €12.30. Arena AufSchalke proved to be the most budget-friendly option, with costs totaling €10.40, including a mere €2.90 for a sausage.


The team also analysed the most budget-friendly hotels available for a one-night stay on the date of each fixture. In Group A, the cheapest option was Dream House Rent a Room, offering accommodations for Scotland vs Switzerland at just £81. Group B saw Spain vs Italy as the most affordable match, with bon marché hôtel Bochum offering rooms for just £77 for the night. For Group C, Slovenia vs Denmark had the lowest-priced accommodation at Hotel Traube, costing only £56 for the night. In Group D, Austria vs France was the cheapest option, with Parkhotel Hamburg Arena offering rooms for just £87 for the night. Group E’s most budget-friendly match was Romania vs Ukraine, with Feringapark Hotel providing accommodations for just £86 for the night. Notably, they also had the highest number of hotels with rates under £100. Lastly, in Group F, Turkey vs Georgia was the most affordable match, with a&o Hostel Dortmund Hauptbahnhof offering rooms for just £125 for the night.


While flight expenses varied, some were evidently more costly. Based on the price of a round-trip flight on the day of the match with return the following day, Cashfloat identified the following that in Group A, the priciest flight was for Scotland vs Switzerland at Cologne Stadium, priced at £430. The most affordable was Switzerland vs Germany at Frankfurt Arena, priced at £217. Group B’s most expensive flight was for Spain vs Italy at Arena AufSchalke, priced at £450. The cheapest was Croatia vs Albania at Volksparkstadion Hamburg, costing £89. In Group C, the highest-priced flight was for Serbia vs England at Arena AufSchalke, coming in at £498. The least expensive was Denmark vs Serbia at Munich Football Arena, priced at £160. For Group D, the costliest flight was for Austria vs France at Düsseldorf Arena, totalling £465. The most budget-friendly option was Netherlands vs Austria at Olympiastadion Berlin, costing £67. In Group E, the priciest flight was for Slovakia vs Ukraine at Düsseldorf Arena, priced at £400. The cheapest was Ukraine vs Belgium at Stuttgart Arena, with a cost of £136. In Group F, the highest-priced flight was for Georgia vs Portugal at Arena AufSchalke, priced at £206. The most affordable option was Czech Republic vs Turkey at Volksparkstadion Hamburg, costing £44.

Total Cost

Analysing the combined cost of both flight and accommodation, they were able to identify the most expensive and budget-friendly matches within each group:

Group A

Most expensive: Scotland vs Hungary (£672)

Least Expensive: Switzerland vs Germany (£319)

Group B

Most expensive: Spain vs Italy (£572)

Least Expensive: Croatia vs Albania (£201)

Group C

Most expensive: Serbia vs England (£806)

Least Expensive: Denmark vs Serbia (£256)

Group D

Most expensive: Austria vs France (£552)

Least Expensive: Poland vs Netherlands (£248)

Group E

Most expensive: Slovakia vs Ukraine (£540)

Least Expensive: Ukraine vs Belgium (£245)

Group F

Most expensive: Georgia vs Portugal (£334)

Least Expensive: Georgia vs Czech Republic (£239)

In Summary

As the Euro 2024 approaches, fans and football teams alike are guaranteed to be a part of historic events in the coming weeks. However, as demand for live attendance increases, it’s expected that associated costs will rise as well. Booking your tickets early ensures not only the best available seats but also the most affordable accommodation and travel options, maximising your Euro 2024 experience.

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